Mary Hostetter Ruley, 88, of Lexington died July 21


Mary Hostetter Ruley, 88, of Lexington died Friday, July 21, 2017.

Born Dec. 27, 1928, in Lexington, she was a daughter of the late Lloyd Samuel Hostetter and Bertie Knick Hostetter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Malvin "Bub" Ruley, and a son, Jerry Eldon Ruley.

Mrs. Ruley was a member of Lauderdale A.R. Presbyterian Church, and worked for Institution Foods for 37 years.

Surviving are her daughters Donna Ruley Fix and Vickie Ruley Irvine; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Benjamin W. Dowling III. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lauderdale A.R. Presbyterian Church 300 S. Main St., Lexington, VA 24450, or Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.


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